Apr 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
toyota, who will put profits over people, and the church will protest priests over children, and -- >> what are you talking about? it's terribly irresponsible. we have death threats going on -- >> in his defense, as a booster of his state, he was going to boost tourism by the history month. is it just white people that would -- can you answer the question. >> i will answer the question. i think many african-americans, hispanics and asians and white americans -- would you go as a white american, would you go and celebrate the confederacy? that's why it does a disservice, chris. >> i think some find it fascinating. >> chris, these re-enactments -- >> my sons have been in the re-enactments. i have nothing against it. >> karen, are you angry about pat's possession here? >> of course i am. >> i am not angry about hers. >> i think we have to move -- >> you don't think robert e. lee was honorable? >> he was on the wrong side! >> up next, we have more of this coming here. without the robes and the hoods, we will hear more of the argument. we is coming here to explain his statement.
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
negligent for repeated sexual abuse by a scout master. >>> toyota suspending sales of lexus 460 gx suv after a don't buy rating saying the vehicle is handling problems that could cause a rollover. >>> a remarkable story out of florida. 11-year-old girl found missing after five days. back to "hardball." >>> i go to washington as the representative of no faction or no special interests, answering only to my conscience and to you, the people. however, i know, i know i have a lot to learn in the senate but i know who i am and who i serve. i'm scott brown from -- i'm scott brown, i'm from rentham, and i drive a truck. >> we're back. that was scott brown the night of his big senate victory back in january. back then he signed autographs as 41, meaning he would be the 41st republican senator to help his party stop the democrats agenda in the senate. now he's mr. independent. just last night he voted with the democrats to end a republican filibuster on a bill to extend unemployment benefits. back in february he voted for a big democratic jobs bill. on top of breaking ranks with some votes, senator b
Apr 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
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Apr 19, 2010 7:00pm EDT
safety zones beginning tomorrow allowing at least some flights to resume. >>> toyota says it will recall all lexus gx 460 suvs to update the stability control software. now let's take you back to "hardball." >>> welcome back to "hardball." on thursday thousands of anti-tax tea party people came to washington but just who were they exactly? thanks to politico we now know. jonathan martin is the senior political reporter for politico. and msnbc political analyst richard wolffe is the author of "renegade." the new numbers are interesting. here's the tea party demographic. most tea party people are african-american and under 25, you'd think i was crazy. here are the more expected numbers. here they are. mostly white. about 84%. mostly male. about two-thirds. 64%. 45 and older, much older in some cases, 59%. they voted for mccain, seven out of ten did they say. and 74% even more voted for george w. the last time he ran. jonathan, no surprises here. i think this is one time where the stereotype is probably accurate. >> yeah, as far as the demographic, absolutely. these are white middle class o
Apr 5, 2010 5:00pm EDT
against toyota. it wants 16.3 $million for some coming fast enough about defective gas pedals. that is the largest civil penalty ever issued against an automaker. that's it from cnbc. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome back to "hardball." nearing the 90th birthday, supreme court justice john paul stevens gave interview this is weekend that put him on the cover of both "the new york times" and "the washington post." on sunday, not so subtle indication that he is planning to retire and give president obama yet another chance to fill a vacancy on the supreme court. stevens told "washington post," quote, i can tell you that i love the job and deciding whether to leave sit a very difficult decision but i want to make it in a way that's best for the court. justice stevens wants what's best for the court but how tough a fight will president obama have this time around with republicans in congress? ron christie, republican strategist. and willie brown, former mayor of san francisco and former speaker of the california state assembly. you're both attorneys. let's start in that light.
Apr 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
on the church or corporations like toyota that will put profits over people. the church will protect priests over children. our government is broken. >> you want to talk about that, too? >> lighting a match and setting it on gasoline is not the thing to do, pat. terribly responsible. we have death threats going on to members of congress. >> and taking control of everything -- >> governor mcdonnell says in his defense as a boost to his state, he was going to boost tourism by having confederate history month, would any african-americaning go to virginia to celebrate confederate history or just white people? >> i will answer the question. i think many african-americans, asians, hispanics and white americans. would you go as a white american, would you go celebrate the confederacy? sn>> i find that history very interesting and fascinating. >> would you celebrate because of the confederacy? of course not. >> there have been reenactments. >> my sons have been in reenactments. karen, are you angry about pat's position? >> of course. >> i'm not angry about her. >> there are both sides. >> you don't